August 2019 – Dr David Kilpatrick National Tour
Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Problems:Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention
David will present full-day sessions focusing on how children learn to read words and why some struggle. Understanding word level reading development and its problems will guide both assessment and intervention. Once we understand how reading works and why some children struggle, the reasons why some commonly used intervention approaches provide limited benefits while others can yield very large gains for such students becomes clear, and then the focus is on establishing the best instructional and intervention practices.
David will present in the following cities:
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Sydney - Saturday 24th August 2019 at the Mantra Parramatta Hotel, Corner of Parkes Street and Valentine Avenue, Parramatta from 9.00am to 3.00pm. Registration from 8.15am. Morning tea and lunch is provided.
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Learning Difficulties Conference – LDA/SPELD/LSTAQ
Brisbane 20-21 September 2019
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Other Conferences and Research Seminars
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SPELD PD events
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Past Professional Learning Events 2019
Dyscalculia and low numeracy: Strategies for teachers Presented by Ann Williams- Sunday 10th February 2019
An “ex chalkie” Ann aimed her D at the ‘regular’ teacher as years of experience have taught her to be practical. Ann’s presentation aimed to give teachers something they could use in their own teaching, the day after the PD. Ann’s presentation focused on the following areas: